CHOP Research Institute

Center for Applied Genomics

Today's Research Becomes Tomorrows Cure

In the decade since the Human Genome Project produced the first map of DNA sequences in the human genome, scientists throughout the world have combed through genome data to identify genes and gene variants that cause human disease. A new study suggests that researchers may need to broaden their search farther afield to pinpoint rare but powerful disease-causing mutations.
Article by: Science Centric; January 26, 2011